Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Aug. 6

08/05/2014 5:00 PM

08/05/2014 7:14 AM

Burr play takes bow

In this final week of “Cool Summer Evenings,” with extended hours Wednesday-Friday, catch “Theater Under the Oaks: Aaron & Theodosia” on this night, a play based on letters between Aaron Burr, the nation’s third vice president, and daughter Theodosia Burr Alston, who spent 10 years at what is now Brookgreen Gardens. Details at 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or

Details | 5-9 p.m. at Brookgreen Gardens (open 9:30 a.m. daily), on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach; free with admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12.

Free concerts at four sites

Catch a free concert:

• Dr. James Boston, 8:45-9:25 a.m. in monthly Brunswick County Courthouse Concert Series, in courthouse rotunda, David R. Sandifer County Administration Building, 30 Government Center Drive, Bolivia, N.C. 910-253-4421 or 910-253-3916.
• T.J. Walsh, noon-5 p.m. during “Wine Wednesday” at La Belle Amie Vineyard, 1120 St. Joseph Road, Little River, just west of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. 399-9463 or
• The Dickens, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Sunset Beach (N.C.) Village Park gazebo on Queen Anne Street. Details at
• Fireshot, in Oceanfront Merchants Association’s “Hot Summer Nights,” 8-11 p.m. in Myrtle Beach’s Plyler Park, Mr. Joe White Avenue at North Ocean Boulevard.

Youth program at bridge

The Old Bridge Preservation Society, in Brunswick County, N.C., presents a Young Explorers Program on Wednesdays through Aug. 13, for children of all ages, with adult accompaniment, different topics weekly and making of crafts to take home. Details at 910-363-6586 or

Details | 10-11:30 a.m. at Old Sunset Beach Swing Bridge, 109 Shoreline Drive W., Sunset Beach, N.C., for free.

Meet artists in city hall

Meet and greet seven young local artists, ages 6-14, whose works of art are on display in North Myrtle Beach’s “Artists Everywhere” program. The youth are in the city’s “Funtastic Arts” class. Details at 280-5570.

Details | noon-1 p.m. in atrium of North Myrtle Beach City Hall, 1018 Second Ave. S.

‘Aloha Y’all’ at resort

The “Aloha Y’all” dinner show, which premiered locally in 2012 in Surfside Beach, continues weekly, shows through Aug. 13, with each evening culminating with a Polynesian fire dance. Details at 866-890-5632 or

Details | 7-9 p.m. at Springmaid Beach Resort, 3200 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, $39.95 ages 11 and older, otherwise $19.95.

Morril at comedy club

Sam Morril opens for four nights through Saturday. Details at 839-2565 or

Details | 8 p.m. (also 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday) at Carolina Comedy Club, Broadway at the Beach’s Celebrity Square, off 29th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, $15.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

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